Bookouture is expanding its editorial team with a promotion for Ellen Gleeson and the hiring of Headline’s Jess Whitlum-Cooper and Susannah Hamilton from Corvus.
Holocaust survivor, peace campaigner and Pan Macmillan author Eddie Jaku has died, aged 101.
Jen Gauthier has been named publisher of Greystone Books and its imprint Greystone Kids, succeeding Rob Sanders at the Vancouver-based firm.
Korean author Kim Hyo-eun has won the Professional Children’s Publishing category of the World Illustration Awards 2021, with her book I Am the Subway, translated by Deborah Smith and published in the UK by Scribble.
Oct 13 2021 Writing in Publishers Weekly, Brooke Warner, publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, talks about the problems that the publishing industry faces, and potential solutions: ...A real disruption of the industry would involve accountability, because we are wasteful beyond belief. Most publishers print far more books than we need because we feel we must. This fall, She Writes Press, along with hundreds (maybe thousands) of other publishers, will print and reprint to get ahead of shortages and anticipated supply chain problems. It’s the equivalent of toilet paper hoarding—these actions, encouraged by scarcity, will create more scarcity. Ours...
Claire Douglas’ The Couple at No 9 (Penguin) moved right into the Bookstat e-book number one spot for the week ending 9th October.
Walker Books has acquired two titles in a six-figure deal from novelist and podcaster Caroline O’Donoghue, including the final instalment in her Gifts series and a brand new title.
Granta Magazine has opened submissions for the fifth edition of its Best of Young British Novelists list, to be released in spring 2023.
Paula Lichtarowicz's latest novel, inspired by her grandmother's life, has gone to John Murray in a pre-empt.